Austin Reaves is a professional German-American basketball player who plays for the team LA Lakers in NBA. The player was born on May 29, 1998, in Newark, U.S. Austin has been a professional player since his childhood. He started playing basketball at a very early age.
The star player also has an impressive school history in which he has won a couple of matches with impressive points. If we talk about his school career, then Austin has won his first two state titles in just two years, which was a remarkable achievement for him as a young player.
After this, his name got famous, and he was offered to play college basketball for Wichita State. And from there only, the star player gets his name registered as an all-time MVP in the season. Apart from his career, the star player lives a very interesting life with his family and friends. Reports also state that the star is currently caught dating his girlfriend.
So in this article, we will be discussing Austin’s Girlfriend. And if you are interested in knowing about the star player, then this article will help you a lot as we will be discussing everything in brief. So go through the article for a complete explanation.
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Austin Reaves Girlfriend
According to Forbes, it has come to know that Jenna Barber is Austin Reaves’s Girlfriend. She is also from the same place in Newark where the star player has grown up. As per the reports, they met each other for the first time at Cedar Ridge High School. And have always been in touch with each other, even from a long distance.
After college, Jenna studied at Arkansas Community College. And finally, in December 2022, she got graduated when she turned 22. As per the recent reports, it was found that she is currently living in Newark only. While the star player, Austin, is currently living in LA as he is playing for the Lakers.
Apart from this, these lovebirds never let to know the media about their relationship. However, Jenna uploaded some photos of her where she was wearing a ‘Reaves’ No.15 LA jersey to support Austin in his match. This shows how they show their love and respect to each other despite living far away.
Later on, Jenna posted some photos of her with Austin and captioned the post with “some of my favorite things, LA basketball, traveling good company.” The photos went so much viral that the fans of the player and the media got confused regarding their relationship.
Moreover, some of them asked him about their relationship with each other. But Austin refused to answer them when the same question was asked by an anchor in an interview. Then he replied that they were just good friends and nothing else was between them.
The star player didn’t admit it, just because they had previously decided that they would not enclose their relationship to the media. And just because of this, he didn’t tell the media about their relationship.
Austin Professional Career
If we talk about the star player’s professional career, then Austin was selected on March 31 for the 2021 NBA draft. And on August 3, 2021, he signed his first two-way contract with the LA Lakers. And soon, on September 27, he was signed for the standard NBA contract.
On October 22, Austin made his first NBA debut and scored a massive eight points and took the team to a 115–105 loss against Phoenix Suns. After that, on December 15, he scored 15 points against Dallas Mavericks and led the team toward a 107–104 victory against the Dallas Mavericks.
After this, the star player didn’t stop. He kept performing more and more confidently and made his team win a lot of matches under his company. However, after some time, he met some failures and was criticized by the media for his bad performance.
But the star kept performing for his team, despite looking back. And when the team was about to reach the finale, the star put in all his efforts and made the team win by no loss. And this made him the real-time MVP; also, his dedication and hard work were the main parameters through which he gained popularity.